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weather. >> right now at 11:00 a.m., a gloomy day lout our care as we take a live look outside at philadelphia's boat house row. overnight showers left areas drenched. check out this i haved kuo sent by nbc 10 viewer vicky albrecht. a lot of wurt out well. nbc eten first alert meteorologist. >> as you head into the rest of your friday you gloomy it looks over the ben franklin bridge.
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don't put your umbrella, way just yet. 69 in pottstown, philadelphia in philadelphia and 70s in wilmington and close to the mid to high 70s right along the shore. here's your day planner by noon. 77 degrees by 4:00 p.m. and 80 degrees and we're still keeling with a chance of showers by most of today and a chance of thunderstorms. 74 degrees by 8:00 p.m. as you're headed out for dinner. our average is 85 degrees and this is the other big story. 80 degree, but take a look at what happened on saturday. we drop down to 77 degrees and it is going to be a cool, fall like weekend and i'll take you over the details and coming up in my first alert, seven-day forecast. >> now to an update on breaking news. the city of camden will have to decide whether to demolish two buildings that were destroyed by fire. nbc 10 was first on the scene and we were there when
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part of one building at south fourth and spruce collapsed and fell on firefighters below. they scrambled to get out of the way. one firefighter was hit by bricks on his shoulder. they talked to witnesses who said they didn't hear anything when the fire started at around 4:00 a.m. >> i was sleeping and usually i checked smoke and my mom woke me up. and i came outside and there was a big fire on the corner of the house. >> officials tell us both buildings were abandoned and sometimes homeless people sleep in them, as well. still no word on what caused the fire. a man was shot and killed in the frankfurt section of philadelphia and the gunman waited for police. this happened after 10:00 on the 4500 block of dale avenue. the shooter turned himself in and is speaking to investigators. delaware police have arrested a teen after the shooting of a liquor store clerk
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during a robbery in wilmington. the 66-year-old clerk was taken to christianna hospital and is being treated there. 16-year-old obedaya james is being held on $160,000 bail. another clerk who was beaten outside the store was treated for injuries and then released from the hospital. new this morning, philadelphia police trying to find a man who robbed a pizza hut in the city's taconey section. the robber was armed with a handgun and demanded money from the cashier on wednesday night. the robber got away with more than $160 on in cash. the cashier wasn't hurt. the search is also on for two armed men who held up a diner. the men entered the red robin diner at around 2:00 in the morning and demanded money. they took an unknown amount of cash and then ran away. no one inside the diner was injured. if you have any information about either robbery, you are
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asked to call philadelphia police. and a supervisor for the del aware county of community services is accused of sexually assaulting a worker. john hale was charged with sexual assault among other charges. prosecutors say he kissed and groped one woman. they say he also made lewd comments to two others. the d.a. said he used his position to take sexual advantage of the women. hale is being held on $100,000 bail. this is a big story, breaking news from philadelphia mayor michael nutter. just about ten minutes ago the mayor announced a tentative contract deal being reached with the city's blue collar labor union district council 33. this has been a long-running dispute. the union has been worked under an expired contract since 2009. the new contract offers a $2800 signing bonus and pay increase
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of 3.5%. >> taking a live picture of city hall where mayor nutter signed that agreement. this is the city of philadelphia and district council 33. >> city employees have the contracts that they deserve and so it's time to get back to work, moving philadelphia forward to set the next level of economic success and set this city on the right place on the global stage. >> when the mayor got word he actually was in atlanta, but rushed back to the city to make this happen. this has been a long-running labor dispute with d.c. 33 and the city. the term of the proposed contract would run through june 30, 2016. well, petco riders are seeing changes today. it's part of a two-year $1 million project to replace track on the ben franklin bridge. where patco is closing the tracks on the northbound side.
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monique braxton is live at the station in the hattenfield, monique. >> riders we talked to say more trains is good news, but less time between those trains is great news. we've been listening to some of the patco riders during the morning rush hour as they shared past experiences and optimism. >> what's the longest you've had to wait for a train? >> half an hour and that's running late in the morning. >> that's just one complaint patco hopes will cease. starting today the transit company tells us a new track schedule will have trains running in both directions across the ben franklin bridge, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. during peak hours there will be less time between trains on the track east on 8th and market in pill fill. >> i had to leave my work around 10:05 in order to get a train by 5:00, otherwise i would have to wait a half hour for another
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train which is always crowded. >> patco's two-are year, $100 million rehabilitation project over the bridge. we spoke to riders during the off-peak hours. one told us she's looking forward to trains rung more frequently or fewer minutes waiting on the platform when called in to work unexpectedly. >> it will help us to go to work easier especially with working at the hospital. when you go to work on-call, you'll be rushing to work or going home and you need to worry about, like, am i going to be home on time or am i going to be at work on time. so it's great news. >> patco also tells us the new schedules in this phase of the track work should be completed or end by october 21st. go to nbc for more on the schedules. live for now in hattenfield, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. new this morning pennsylvania state police are asking for your help in finding
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this missing man. 46-year-old frank levin was last seen wednesday morning. police say he needs special care and he stays with a care provider in middletown township delaware county. if you've seen this man or if you know anything about his whereabouts call state police. playable. right field. pierce jones, game over! >> and with that play, the magical ride in williamsport came to an end. they lost by just one run last night. they were down by four runs at one point, but fought back. they had the tying run at third with two outs in the final at-bat and couldn't come up with it. >> so the dragons' season is now over, but the kids can definitely keep their heads high. they are an amazing group. nbc 10's matt delucia had some of the thoughts that monet davis
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shared after the game. >> the dragons had an impressive run this season especially if you consider the fact that in just a couple of weeks this team captured the world's attention. >> they've had a wonderful run. >> none of us expected to be here. >> the dragons came and conquered some of the teams in little league. >> just being here -- >> that's -- that's, like, everything, just to make it here and to play is unbelievable. >> and they played in the international spotlight. star pitcher monet davis did not pitch last night, but on wednesday more than 5 million people tuned in to watch her throw. >> she did a great job. i don't -- i don't even know what to say to her. she changed my life from three weeks ago. i'm speechless right now even that we made it this far. >> the dragons made fellow little leaguers in our area believe just a little more. >> a team from philly that came
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owl of the way this far. >> and until the last play this team from philly held their heads high. >> to not cry or to not be mad because we made it this far so there's no reason to cry. >> i just think they get immersed in the game, you know? in their world it's baseball. >> thank you, fans in philly. >> next up for monet she wants to play basketball for uconn and then the wnba. in williamsport, i'm matt delucia, nbc 10 news. still ahead this morning, parents in mourning. >> i did not realize how brutal they were, and i actually hoped we could engage in negotiations with them. >> new comments this morning from the the mom and dad of murdered journalist james foley about an email sent to them a week before their son's death as well as a phone call they received from pope francis. yikes!
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close call from mother nature. what a woman was doing outside in the middle of a thunderstorm as she came dangerously close to being struck by lightning. >> and i'm tracking the return of shower as we head into the rest of your friday and into your friday afternoon, plus cooler temperatures over the weekend. what's in store? i'll have the details in my first alert seven-day forecast.
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the pentagon says isis is beyond anything we've seen in their tactics present a major
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threat to the u.s. this comes from the pentagon after the the execution of an american photojournalist whose parents talked about the terrorist this morning. brian moore has an update from washington. >> reporter: as the world reels from the execution of american photojournalist james foley his parents are speaking out this morning about a phone call from pope francis. >> huge comfort. huge comfort because pope francis, like jesus, loves like jim. he understood jim's heart. >> reporter: they're talking about the last email they received from isis terrorists threatening to execute foley. >> i actually hoped we could engage in negotiations with them. >> reporter: u.s. officials say the execution reveals just how brutal isis is. >> they are an imminent threat to every interest we have whether it's in iraq or anywhere else. >> reporter: with u.s. air support iraqis are gaining background, but america's top general insists it will take
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more than bombs to crush isis. >> this is an organization that has an apocalyptic end of days strategic vision which will eventually have to be defeated. >> reporter: isis is threatening to execute a second american journalist, miami-based writer steven sotloff and call in for attacks on other american targets. it's a fight the obama white house doesn't want, but can't ignore. president obama promises no combat boots on the ground. the state department is now requesting 300 additional american military person. el to protect u.s. facilities in iraq. brian moore, nbc news, washington. dozens of aid trucks from russia are now in eastern ukraine. the trucks finally cross into the rebel-held region after a week-long delay and the trucks are loaded with water, generators and sleeping bags intended for civilians. the half-full trucks will be used to transport weapons to the rebels. he called the move, quote, a
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direct invasion. conditions are improving on roads and the transit system in chicago after flooding there overnight. several inches of rain were reported last night into the morning. roads and underpasses were flooded, causing delays during the morning commute. train service that had been suspended has since resumed, but the area is not in the clear just yet. showers and storms are on the radar for later today and into the weekend in chicago. an idaho woman had a close call with lightning this week and her daughter caught it on tape. wow! they went outside because they wanted to film the store. well, they certainly got film. the daughter says the lightning bolt hit just one foot away from her mom. they say they both lost their hearing for about a minute after it it it happened. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> try to stay inside during
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thunderstorm, but we're still going to see a chance of thunderstorms in our area as we head into the rest of tonight and also throughout today we are going to see showers. cooler weekend on tap for us and employ temperatures staying in the 70s on saturday and we are going to enter into a warming and dry stretch. look outside right now and you can see how overcast it is. humidity is at 79% and wind speed out of the east at 8 miles per hour and across the rest of the region, 75 degrees in the atlantic city airport and again, mostly cloudy skies for us and it's kind of a dreary day on this friday winding down your workweek. a radar shot shows we're not seeing any rain right now, but we will see unsettled weather as we head into the rest of today. we do have a front all of the way south of our area, all of the way stretching back toward chicago so we could see weather disturbances along that front and we'll also see cooler air coming in off the water as we head into the rest of today wrapping around an area of high
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pressure. the next 24 hours show we'll see a chance of showers throughout the day by 2:00 p.m. and that's when you'll see light rain moving into parts of allentown, the poconos and even part of wilmington and again as we head into the evening hours it will be confined toward allentown and redding. we could see any of these isolated thunderstorms triggering as we head into the rest of this evening. by tomorrow and 11:00 a.m. on your saturday we could see another chance of lingering showers throughout your morning hours and then we'll start to see clearing as we head into the early afternoon, but by 3:00 p.m. some of the showers are closer to allentown and the poconos and redding and then by tomorrow night maybe you want to be fine and we should see clouds clearing up at 6:00, 7:00, 8:00. by monday, cooler temperatures will remain and that's a cool combination throughout the summer and it it will be nice and enjoyable conditions and as far as the mountains go, rainy
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and cool today. 68, heading into saturday and a few lingering showers and cloudy skies and as we head into sunday, plenty of sunshine and temperatures at 79 degrees for the shore today. isolated showers possible, 74 degrees, tomorrow, lingering showers and drying out, 76 and sunday is the best day out of the entire weekend especially down the shore at 76 degrees. you really can't go wrong on saturday. you just have to wait until the clouds and lingering rainfall clears up. as far as today is concerned, we'll see temperatures ranging between 78 and 81 degrees. cloudy skies for us and humid conditions. the seven-day forecast shows as we head into saturday, 77 degrees, drying out and take a look at sunday, 79. nice. the dry stretch lasts all next week and temperatures pushed back into the mid to high 80s. is breakfast roll leet most important meal of the day? the new study that finds your
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cereal and morning eggs may not be all they're cracked up to be. >> later, you think times are tough? just ask the tooth fairy. how even she is feeling the economic pinch and what she's leaving under her children's pillows these days.
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this is nbc 10 news. it's long been said breakfast is important because it it boosts metabolism and
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helps with weight loss, but two new studies say that's not entirely true. researchers found breakfast eaters found they had no change in their metabolism and didn't lose more weight than those people who skipped the first meal of the day, but there were some benefits. they were more active during the day and steadier blood sugar levels. so just might not want to skip your eggs or waffles, not just yet. >> a gnaw studies suggests the hours parents work could influence their children's weight. researchers found when parents were home before and after school, kids were more likely to eat breakfast and had healthier dinners. they found flexible work schedules and telecommuting allowed parents to be home during meal time. kids ate more fruit and got more exercise when dads were at home. neurosurgeons in cleveland, ohio are working on a simulator that allowed doctors to practice realistic run help throughs near complex brain surgeries, monica
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robbins explains how this will benefit surgeons and their patients. >> this is not a video game. this is ground breaking technology. they worked with neurosurgeons to apply flight simulator technology to surgery, creating a sophisticated medical advancement. >> i can see that the aneurism is closed off and the blood vessels remain intact. >> reporter: it's called surgical rehearsal platform. the technology transforms a patient's medical image like this one into a lifelike and three-dimensional model so tissues move, blood vessels break just as they would in the human body. >> if the surgeon does something the system reacts to what he does and he sees the reaction with his own eyes and he can re-react according to what's happening in the scene. >> this is the first time you're really able to take the the very thing that you're going to do
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tomorrow, rehearse it today and be better able to deal with it than when you do it in a live patient. >> reporter: the goal is simple, saving lives and having better paint outcomes. >> we want to allow$tç the surg to be able to predict and improve the outcome before they enter the o.r. that was nbc's monica robbins reporting. it's a gloomy start to our weekend. taking a live look outside at the ben franklin bridge. brittney will let us know if the wet weather will put a damper on your weekend plans just ahead. meantime, it's the opposite problem out in california. how the ongoing drought there could affect how much you'll pay for your favorite bottle of wine.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. well, the friday, so we're not going to complain too much
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about those clouds out there. they do seem to be hanging around and of course, when you see clouds like this you know that rain being not be too far away, so we could expect to see a few showers throughout the day, but let me stop doing the weather here. there's someone who is a professional who does that. first, let's take a look, though, at the sky line of center city, philadelphia. the rain was coming down hard early this morning. this is dash cam video from just a short time ago in montgomeriville and you can see the wipers up high and it was pouring outside. not the best beach day either and here's the camera in cape may. now here is the professional i was talking about. meteorologist brittney shipp. >> i guess all of the people at the beach don't mind it's overcast. great skies over the city sky line today as we head into the rest of your friday, temperatures show a mild afternoon for us on tap and we
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are going to warm into the 80s and it will phil feel sticky and humid and 7 currently in melville, and at the atlantic city airport and we're at 7 in dover. a closer look at our radar and we're seeing clouds of philadelphia stretching into allentown and parts of the poconos. clear conditions near the shore and near atlantic city and then as we head into the next few hours here. we do expect to see another round of showers and expect light rainfall as we head into the afternoon and evening hours and we could see a few isolated thunderstorms especially closer to redding and allentown and out of the poconos and that's not out of the question to see another round similar to what we saw yesterday and heavy downpours and that's a possibility for us. we'll stick with an easterly wind with wind speeds out of the east, 5 to 10 miles per hour and it's still going to be a comfortable evening in terms of the temperature since we are below average and our high today will only warm to 80 degrees.
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so 76 degrees with a chance of showers by 7:00 p.m. and as you're heading home closer to 11:00 p.m. and closer to the low 70s and expect more of that as we head into the weekend. i'll let you know what to expect coming up in my firsta, letter, seven-day forecast. check out our other top stories right now, within the past hour, michael nutter announces the city after years reaching a tentative contract deal with the blue collar union district 23. the union had been working under an expired contract in 2009 and the deal offers a $2800 signing bonus and a pay increase of 3.5%. investigators looking into the cause of a fire in camden. it started around 4:00 this morning. parts of one building collapsed and hit one firefighter. he is said to be okay and both buildings were abandoned and philadelphia police, a man robbed a pizza hut in the city's taconey section.
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he demanded money from the restaurant. the robber got away with more than $160 in cash. the cashier was not hurt. patco riders will see changes today thanks to a new construction schedule. patco is closing tracks on the northbound side of the ben franklin bridge, but the trains will run both ways on a single track 24 hours a day. it's all part of a two-year, $103 million project. the run of the world series is over. the team lost by one run last night to a team from chicago. nbc 10's matt delucia is in williamsport and star pitcher monet davis is not giving away the spotlight any time soon. >> reporter: monet's time as pitcher in the little league world series has come to an end, but next week she begins her talk show circuit. >> i have to get my answers straight. >> reporter: by now, monet davis is used to having tv cameras
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focused on her pitching. now she's preparing to perform on a different level. >> i think it's going to be fun. i kind of like traveling, so -- one that i know of is -- what's his name? steve harvey. >> steve harvey first, but i don't know any other ones. >> before that the dragons are getting ready for a warm welcome back to philadelphia after going further than any philly little league team in city history. >> i think it's awesome that a team from philly came all of the way this far. >> fun coming down here to watch them play. mon monet's getting all of the attention that she deserves. >> as for the parents, they say watching from the seats this whole time was nothing short of stressful. >> when you're on the sidelines there's nothing you can do. you can't sprint, you can't release your physical energy. >> the outcome would have been different or whatever, but the boys really played hard and that's all that matters and they've had a wonderful run. >> indeed, they have. this team, this group will never
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play together on this field and in this atmosphere again. their parents and new fans say every minute was worth it. in williamsport, i'm matt delucia, nbc 10 news. they have brought such joy to our city. >> moving on to other news now, this morning a spokesperson from israel defense forces say a rocket from gaza hit a synagogue and left two people with minor injuries. meanwhile, gaza militants killed 18 alleged spies for israel. they said it was in response to israel's air strike that killed three top hamas military commanders, smoke can be seen over gaza city. an israeli air strike cause sed veer damage to shops and storage facilities. meanwhile, israeli tanks are still positioned on the border with gaza as this conflict continues. the bodies and ashes of 20 malaysians killed when that airliner was shot down over ukraine have finally been returned to their home country.
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the victims' remains were carried aboard a specially charted malaysian airlines jet. the coffins were draped in the malaysian flag and were carried by soldiers that took them to private funerals. all 298 people onboard that plane died when it was shot down. police in the u.k. released dashboard video of the moment officers allowed a car going the wrong way to crash into their vehicle. a officer in the car is heard saying he's going to hit us as the driver who suffers from dementia crashed into the cruiser. the driver wasn't hurt. the officers decided to let him crash into them in order to prevent serious injury to anyone else. talk about making a sacrifice. police are investigating a shooting near the campus of virginia state university and we just checked the school's website and it says an 18-year-old was taken to the hospital with a gun shot wound to the leg around 3:00 this morning. he was not a virginia state
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student. the university asks students to stay in their residence halls. activity returned to normal on the campus around 7:00 in the morning. there were no arrests. an ice bucket challenge accident left two firefighters in kentucky seriously injured. nbc's kerry sanders has a report from the hospital where they are being treated. >> the ice bucket challenge worked. 80 students, all members of the marching band at campbellsville university huddled together as the local fire department doused them from the fire truck. >> as they started to leave and firefighters were breaking down, investigators say the metal ladder on the fire truck was too close to the high voltage power lines. more than 69,000 volts, enough to power 4,000 homes and businesses arched from the line to the firefighters. >> the most seriously injured 41-year-old tony greater, a 16-year veteran and part-time
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firefighter alex quinn. >> when we heard the explosion and we looked up and we ysaw a big flash and they were down on the bucket. >> what was supposed to be a moment of laughter on the campus of this college, a humbling reminder of how life can change in the blink of an eye. the ice bucket challenges have taken over social media. former presidents. >> ow! >> stars, even those of us here on "today" are participating. >> in the process since the end of july, almost $42 million has been raised for the fight against al is also known as lou gehrig's disease. now that disease with no cure has claimed victims in a cruel twist. the the very people raising money to help injured in a freak accident. >> nbc's kerry sanders reporting. the als association issued a
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statement saying their hearts go out to the injured firefighters and their families. the cincinnati archdiocese says catholics can take part in the ice bucket challenge, but they shouldn't donate money to the als association. that's because the archdiocese in cincinnati says the als group backs a study that uses embryonic stem cells. the archdiocese schools plan to ask people to donate their minute money to an organization that only uses adult stem cells in the research. they will look at the congressional gold medal that will be given to the flight 93 national memorial in shanksville. it will be shownur/11 observance near the site where united airlines flight 93 crashed. three medals were made to honor the americans killed in the terrorist attacks. they will be displayed in the memorial in new york, shanksville and the pentagon. california's drought is
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having a serious impact on the state's wine and grape industry and that could cost you more the next time you buy a bottle of wine. this farm says it lot of 80% of its grapes due to a lack of rain and water allocation. at least 2 million pounds of grapes are just rotting on the ground. that could mean millions of dollars in losses for the farm which would be passed along to wine drinkers. workers who get paid by how many boxes of grapes they gather will see less money. >> on the heels of a study that found 40% of american workers don't use all their vacation time, the travel industry is offering bargains that might be hard to resist. chris clackum tells us about them. >> even though airfares are about 6% higher than last labor day, demand for flights next weekend is already reportedly up 20%. and may increase more based on
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what orbitz found about last-minute travelers. >> on average, people are waiting five to seven days longer to book this year for labor day weekend than they did last summer. >> reporter: waiting longer and likely paying more, but the better news for the fortunate few who still have unused vacation time is what happens after labor day. >> certainly, the farther you get into fall and the wonderful tropical destinations the deals just get beater and better. >> orbitz senior editor janeane tornatore, they are aware summer travel season is over and they're offering bargains. >> especially places heading into their off season like here in cancun and some of the other caribbean destinations that are still in the heart of hurricane season. >> speaking of weather, the hotter the destination, the better the bargain and aaa says keep in mind a road trip is often the easiest and most affordable of last-minute summer
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vacations. chris clackum, nbc 10 news. imagine a day of shopping and leaving your wallet at home. well, not to panic. how the way we pay could be changing dramatically in the future. and i'm tracking another round of showers and even the possibility of thunderstorms as we end your workweek plus cooler temperatures in store for us heading into the weekend. i'll let you know what to expect in my first alert seven-day forecast.
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while shopping in the future, you may not have to wait in line or carry a wallet. cnbc's courtney reagan takes a look at some of the payment possibilitiesed hadded our way over the next few decades. 25 years from now, waiting in a long line to pay will only be a story you tell your grandchildren because they'll never have to do it. price tags with rfid technology will be common place, enabling retailers to constantly track inventory and allow consumers to simply put their items in a bag, walk past sensors that pick up the radio frequencies coming from the bag and your digital wallet on your smartphone makes the payment before you've gotten to your car. while consumers are already sporting smart bracelets that monitor athletic activity, wearables from bracelets to earrings to shirt buttons will
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be widely acceptable payment vehicles in the not too distant future. >> i should be able to literally by tapping my watch, purchase something and have it delivered to my house or walk out the door with it. what's to say the object you put in your pierced ear can't be intelligent itself and be something that helps you and supports you. from wearables to implantables. biometric payment methods like retina scans and facial recognition are already in experimental faces and mastercard has taken it a step further andec moring and implanting a chip into our bodies that has an antenna and a unique identification number. a swipe of a finger will be a personal identifier and payment mechanism all in one. today we might call it creepy, but in 2039 we might call it convenience. courtney reagan, cnbc business news. >> got to love technology. the tooth fairy appears to be on a bit of a budget this year. a new survey from visa shows the
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tooth fairy is leaving 8% this year than last year. that's arverage of $3.40 and ths may be a good time to cover kids' ears. according to survey, dads tend to be more generous than moms leaving about $1.30 more. i believe that. >> the tyler arboredum. it is taking flight and it's a fun and educational experience for the whole family. the director of public programs. good to see you here. you were here earlier this summer talking to on us about fairies and now it's butterflies. talk to me about what can can expect to see at the butterfly festival. >> it is really our time that we can explain to visitors the real connections between plants and butterflies especially through their life cycle. it's our sponsor for the event and we will have a table full of
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native plants that visitors can learn about, host plants for the caterpillars as well as nectar plants for the adult butterflies and we'll have crafts for families and the event runs from 10:00 a.m. to c2:00 p.m. and we'll be doing monarch tagging so people can learn about the monarch migration and get an up-close view of what the tags will look like for the monarchs and learn more about the process. >> the butterfly house is always there. this is just the festival and the one-day event. the butterfly house has been an exhibit at tyler for about ten years now and it runs during the summer months and highlights the native butterflies and the native host plants and nectar plants. >> what is it about butterflies that just seems to be magical? >> i think just the way that they flutter in the air and the patterns that they have on their wings. it's something that's really special and i think evokes that summertime feel and people just
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have a great connection and hopefully they'll come out to the festival. >> it real willy does sort of represent summer and as we wind down the summer, talk to me about what you can can expect to see in the fall at tyler. >> the arboretum. >> at tyler we'll start to see transitions of our flowers moving into some of the goldenrods and then into the fall color which hopefully will be sunning this fall. twrou have a lot of programs and as well as the pumpkin day event which is the biggest of the festivals and that will take place in october for two days. >> amy of tyler arboretum, thank you so much. we always love talking to you. the festival taking place tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at tyler arboretum. nbc 10 a proud partner with tyler arboretum. amy, thank you.
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have a good weekend. >> you, too. >> brittney? >> your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> thanks, rene, we will see a stormy end to your workweek. we saw storms roll through most of the area this morning and we'll see isolated thunderstormses as we head into the afternoon and evening. showers are possible on and off throughout the day, as well. a cooler weekend on tap and temperatures range between the high 70s on saturday and sunday and we'll track a warm up and a dry stretch. once we dry out we'll stay dry for a while. a look at citizens bank park. great skies for us and overcast and we'll still see a chance of showers even though there is a phillies game tonight. 7:05 and humidity is at 76% and light wind speeds out of the east at 5 miles per hour and 72 degrees right now in redding and 70 degrees in allentown and 72 in trenton a bit warmer at 75 and mid-70s in stone harbor and
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79 in dover and dover warming up slightly and it will still be a warm and humid day as we head outside and keep your umbrella handy because we will see the chance of showers and thunderstorms as we head into the rest of today. a live look at citizens bank park and our radar is quiet right now and we have unsettled weather that's off to the west of us and we have a front that's draped to the south of us stretching into parts of since natty and to the south of chicago. as we head into the next 24 hours or so, we'll still maintain a chance of showers. our future cast shows by 3:00 p.m., a few scattered showers mainly through allentown stretching into the i-95 corridor and parts of cumberland county and as we push into the evening hours, the possibility of thunderstorms will be pretty much close to allentown and redding and just outside of the poconos and early morning closer to 11:00 a.m. we're still dealing with scattered showers throughout our area.
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as we push into the rest of your saturday we will see clearing and we will see lingering showers as late as 3:00 p.m. and if you're heading out for dinner, you probable are going to see a nice saturday night and a beautiful sunday, the entire day, plenty of sunshine coupled with the cooler temperatures below average temperatures will make for a really nice end to the workweek. for today the temperatures will range between 78 and 89 degrees, cloudy, humid with a chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms heading into the afternoon and evening. your seven-day forecast shows 80 degrees and more showers for us today and by saturday we drop into the 77 degrees, drying out eventually on your saturday and then on sunday, sunny and nice, 79 as our high heading into next week. beautiful weather for baseball, temperatures warm into the mid to high 80s. >> looks like sunday is the winner there. thanks, brittney. take a look at the top stories trending right now in the lunch break section on your
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nbc 10 app. we're right back.
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the philadelphia eagleless' offense looked sharp against the steelers. they took a 17-0 lead.
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lashaun mccoy touchdown, the birds would wind up winning the game 31-21. don't you love that? mccoy left the game with a thumb injury. x-rays came back negative. next up, eagles play the pre-season game. coming up on nbc 10 news starting at 4:00, school food fight. a new rule went into effect this summer forcing schools to ban candy bars, pizza and other junk food from lunch menus and school vending machines. why are students and parents fighting this change? the financial impact for already cash-strapped schoolses. that's coming up this afternoon on nbc 10 news at 4:00. all new on nbc 10 news at 5:00 and school is about to start in most local communities and keeping kids in the classroom and off the street issa i a cont>3by'g battle. the change aimed at stopping truants. plus where is the money? nbc 10 told you about the big
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bag of cash thatdisappeared from revel casino. what police are now saying about the nearly $20,000 midwestry. . last look at the weather, brittney. >> we'll see a chance of showers into the rest of today and lingering showers on your saturday. temperatures range between 78 and 81 degrees. it is going to be cloudy and humid, but once we dry out on saturday, take a look at these temperatures and only 77 on saturday and 79 on sunday and in toward next week we warm up and we go above average and temperatures back to the mid-80s and even the high 80s and that's a beautiful weekend as we get the showers on saturday morning. of course, i know it's too far ahead and going into next weekend for labor day if we can keep that stretch going that would be a great way to end a really mild, wonderful summer. >> absolutely. i hope i didn't just jifrnth nx.
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>> i'm renee chenault-fatah. and have a great day, have a great weekend and we'll see you back today starting at 4:00 p.m.
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>> ej: that was quite a hatchet job you did on your mother... and me. >> will: you have no right to just bust in here. >> ej: i'm sorry--would you just like to take your shots and run? >> will: my daughter is asleep in the other room. >> ej: oh, go away. leave your daughter out of it, william. >> will: i told you i have nothing to say to you. >> ej: yeah? well, you might want to listen to what i have to say. >> will: every word that i wrote was true. >> ej: what about every word you said? hmm? to your grandmother? to me? you led me to believe that you wanted to help your mother and me to reconcile. all you wanted was information that you could put into an article for the whole world to see. >> will: you knew i was a writer. >> ej: yeah, not a journalist, though, william, not a journalist, and certainly not on the job. you see, an ethical journalist, they let you know when you're being interviewed. you know when you are on the


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